Held in Chicago at the iconic Drake Hotel, along with the 2019 CEDIA Americas Celebration, the first CEDIA Leadership Conference brought together 200 industry professionals. The meeting kicked off with a humorous and engaging keynote from David Rendell, who advocates for businesses to turn their “flaws” intro attributes. The author of Freak Factor and Pink Goldfish showed examples of brands across the globe illuminating imperfection to their advantage.
Mark Boud, chief economist of Metrostudy, market analysts for the real estate industry, gave the lunchtime crowd a deep dive on what’s happening in the economy and construction market, with insight into how tariffs and trade wars might effect consumers in the next 12 months. And how autonomous autos might affect real estate in the future.
Intrigued? Mark your calendars now for even more at the 2020 Leadership Conference at the Union League Club of Chicago July 22 with a fun networking event at the Cubs game the evening before.